Pulmonary tapeworm cysts, X-ray

Pulmonary tapeworm cysts, X-ray

C010/4896 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.2MB

Downloadable file size: 1.9MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Pulmonary tapeworm cysts. Coloured frontal chest X-ray showing hydatid cysts (opaque areas, lower left) in the lungs of a 15-year-old. These cysts are caused by parasitic tapeworm larvae (Echinococcus sp.). Humans are not a natural host of the parasite, but may become infected from ingesting eggs in food that has been contaminated by the faeces of an infected animal, usually a sheep or a dog. Cysts may be formed in the lungs, brain, liver or kidneys. Pulmonary cysts can cause chest pain, wheezing and the coughing up of blood. Treatment is either with the surgical removal of the cysts, or sterilising and draining them.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not available.

Keywords: 15, 15-year-old, 15-years-old, abnormal, adolescent, black and white, black-and-white, chest, child, condition, cyst, cystic, cysts, diagnosis, diagnostic imaging, disease, disorder, echinococcal, echinococcosis, echinococcus, fifteen, front view, frontal, healthcare, human, human body, hydatid disease, infected, infection, larva, larvae, lung, lungs, medical, medicine, monochrome, parasite, parasitic, parasitism, pulmonary, radiography, radiological, radiology, respiratory system, tapeworm, teenager, x-ray, x-ray machine, xray, young

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.